Atlanta Music Project gains steam


The room at Coan Middle School seems to expand and shiver with the booming sound, as Asia Latimore moves the bow across the strings of her bass violin. “Now what went wrong there?” asks her […]

Atlanta Music Project gains steam2012-11-22T22:59:05-05:00

AMP Supporters Raise $21,000 to Launch AMPlify!


A short time ago the marvelous supporters of the Atlanta Music Project were offered the opportunity to come together to help launch AMPlify, a new choral program. The campaign was wildly publicized, being featured in […]

AMP Supporters Raise $21,000 to Launch AMPlify!2012-11-03T21:43:27-04:00

Atlanta Music Project, which trains needy children, to start choral program in Mechanicsville


Just south of downtown Atlanta lies the neighborhood known as Mechanicsville. Established as a mostly working-class neighborhood in the late 19th century, it has fallen on harder times. A 2009 report on said that it had […]

Atlanta Music Project, which trains needy children, to start choral program in Mechanicsville2012-10-22T22:27:18-04:00

Program helps kids learn music, stay in school


Fox 5 Atlanta features AMPlify Fundraiser. With tight local school budgets, music education programs keep getting cut. But one after school program has been filling the gap by providing two hours of intense music lessons […]

Program helps kids learn music, stay in school2012-10-04T11:37:33-04:00

Help Launch AMPlify!


This fall, AMP will expand to launch AMPlify, the all-choral program of the Atlanta Music Project! AMPlify will give 50 elementary school students in Atlanta’s Mechanicsville neighborhood the opportunity to: Be a part of an intense after-school […]

Help Launch AMPlify!2012-09-17T08:51:13-04:00

AMP Starts Year Three


Do you remember where we were two years ago? I certainly do. We didn’t have a site, or students or even a program. All we had was an unwavering belief that intense music education could […]

AMP Starts Year Three2012-09-05T10:47:59-04:00

AMP students perform with Roger Waters


On June 13, 2012, Atlanta Music Project students took a break from their orchestral instruments for a different kind of concert: a live performance with Roger Waters, the former bassist of Pink Floyd! The students […]

AMP students perform with Roger Waters2012-06-21T11:45:46-04:00

A chat with … Dantes Rameau


His Atlanta Music Project features intense education for at-risk kids Dantes Rameau is co-founder and executive director of the Atlanta Music Project: Music for Social Change, which brings music education to at-risk children throughout Atlanta. […]

A chat with … Dantes Rameau2012-06-14T08:17:34-04:00

AMP scores $122,801 Cooke Foundation grant


The Atlanta Music Project, a non-profit that provides intense music education for at-risk children, has received a grant of $122,801 from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The Widening the Stage grant is one of only […]

AMP scores $122,801 Cooke Foundation grant2012-03-28T20:44:12-04:00
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